Hofner 500/1 1967 Sunburst

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$3,554.07
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Maroen's Guitars & Gear
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About This Listing

The Hofner 500/1 is closely associated with Paul McCartney and the Beatles. Paul's use of this bass in the early '60s propelled Hofner sales and turned the 500/1 into an absolutely iconic instrument. When German-made Hofner instruments were distributed in the United Kingdom, they were given model names to go along with their model numbers, and the 500/1 was dubbed the Violin Bass. It is also commonly referred to as the Beatles Bass. This design has been imitated by a number of other makers since including Vox and Greco.

Years of Production: 1956 - present

Body Style: Semi-hollowbody

Wood Composition: Maple body, Spruce top, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: Bound body, glued-in neck, two pickups, dot inlays, three tone switches and two control knobs

Notable Players: Paul McCartney, Chris Wood

This item is sold As-Described

This item is sold As-Described and cannot be returned unless it arrives in a condition different from how it was described or photographed. Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging.

Product Specs

Listed7 months ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
Excellent items are almost entirely free from blemishes and other visual defects and have been played or used with the utmost care.learn more
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